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Engineering Apprentice (Production/fitter)

Engineering and Marine Services:

Located in the North East of England, Engineering and Marine Services Ltd (EMS) primarily work within the oil and gas, subsea and renewable energy sectors, providing project, manufacturing and production management.

At EMS our comprehensive understanding of the engineering process allows us to be the ‘engineering link’ between design and product delivery. Here at EMS our team understand the importance of delivering on spec and in time.

EMS offer and supply services in design, drawing, manufacturing, machining and surface treatment in all areas of fabrication including pipework, pressure vessels, cladding, structural and architectural steel, working in a range of materials from low carbon steel, AISI 4130, stainless steel, duplex, super duplex, inconel alloys and aluminium.

EMS has recently gained its ISO 9001:2015 accreditation with LRQA which gives our client’s piece of mind that our quality management system meets industry standards.

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Job Description:

Roles and responsibilities we would expect from this individual:

  • Have a practical ability to carry out general maintenance or assistance within the workshop facilities
  • Ensure that EMS's basic day to day tasks are carried out ie. vehicle, plant and workshop checks
  • Assist within EMS managed workshop in Yedingham
  • Fitting tasks (basic leading to intermediate then advanced over apprenticeship duration)
  • Assist with maintenance of company equipment 
  • Become involved with Build Record implementation and sign off
  • Basic Microsoft Office administration tasks such as scanning and keeping spreadsheets up to date
  • Replenishing stock levels across all EMS premises
  • Maintaining strict confidentiality in relation to the work undertaken
  • Working at other EMS sites throughout the Northeast of England
  • Any general Ad hoc engineering activities required 

Qualifications Required:

We recommend that all candidates have a minimum of 5 GCSE's (A*-C / 9-4) in Maths, English and Science or equivalent.

Personal Qualities:

We are looking for a proactive individual with a strong work ethic who has a keen interest in engineering. 

The ideal candidate should have excellent time keeping and be willing to go the extra mile to achieve the required goal.

Skills Required:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Practical Experience
  • Good people skills
  • Full clean UK driving license (desirable)

Qualifications Gained(upon completion):

Engineering Technican Standard Level 3

If you are interested in this advertised opportunity you will need to complete an online application form via the link below. Alternatively, please contact the Business Support Team on or call 01653 697698 to discuss the role further.

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Weekly Wage:

To be agreed upon appointment

Weekly Hours:

Monday - Friday weekends maybe required in busy periods 40hrs per week (including Derwent Training)

Closing Dates: